Interaction Design

Project Work 1 – Explore (IAD)

Project thesis, 8.00 ECTS


Course content

Realisation of projects combining various media and synergetically using different technologies. In the project works different production processes are implemented in a practical division of labour. In the first project work emphasis lies on the experimental research of up-to-date scenarios and products in communication, media and interaction design, which have to be finalised with a demonstrator or mock-up. Main focus is put on the development of an innovative and visionary idea.
Language: English

Learning outcomes

Skills in interaction and interface design of interactive media as well as in the field of advanced technologies (touchless interfaces, media spaces, sensory environments). Knowhow in usability, testing, usability analysis methods as defined by user-centred interface design. Analysis and design of complex processes concerning human-machine-interaction, design of apps for mobile devices, basic knowledge of the underlying psychological and physiological procedures.

Recommended or required reading and other learning resources / tools

Bücher: Steven Poole, Trigger Happy
Programming Interactivity: A Designer's Guide to Processing, Arduino, and OpenFrameworks
Massimo Banzi, Getting Started with Arduino
Cooper, Reimann Cronin: About Face: Interface und Interaction Design
Interaction Design Beyond HumanComputer Interaction
Bücher: Donald A. Norman: The Design of Everyday Things
Tom Tullis, Bill Albert: Measuring The User Experience
Alan Cooper: The Inmates Are Running the Asylum
E. Bruce Goldstein: Wahrnehmungspsychologie
Journals: ACM: interactions, Reality

Mode of delivery


Prerequisites and co-requisites

Dependent on the respective course

Assessment methods and criteria

immanent examination character